Project of Data Analysis and Statistical Inference course on Coursera, February 2014 edition.
The project studies the relationship between the highest degree earned by United States residents and their family income in constant dollars.
Access to education and its funding is the subject of many discussions on social mobility and redistribution of income. The study explores data from a long running social survey to verify one of the main topic of these discussions: if family income is related to education level.
The study uses General Social Survey (GSS) data for the year 2012.
You can download the analysis (PDF 90Kb).